Careless driving penalties jump 600 per cent in ten years

Home Office Data shows that 42,700 motorists were punished for careless driving offences in 2022, compared to just 6,300 in 2012.
2018 Range Rover P400e PHEV review by Nick Rufford for Sunday Times Driving

JLR offers free security upgrade for old Rangies

JLR spends millions upgrading keyless entry systems to make it harder to steal Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models.
DCS Andy Cox

Road safety cop calls for loophole closure

Andy Cox from the Met Police calls for 'exceptional hardship' loophole to be abolished.
Crash for cash scam scooter moped crash

Cost of living 'crash for cash' epidemic

A doubling in reports of “crash for cash” incidents in the first half of 2023 is the result of the cost of living crisis.
Dutch police arrested a man whose driving licence bore the name and features of Boris Johnson

BoJo's pic on drink-driver's licence

Dutch traffic police have posted a picture on Instagram showing a confiscated driving licence that appeared to belong to Boris Johnson.
2022 Ferrari 296 GTB

Ferrari refuses to pay hackers in cyber attack

Ferrari has refused to pay a ransom demand after hackers accessed confidential information about the personal details of thousands of customers.
Maidstone Crown Court, in Southern England, 02 Apr

Drug-driver escapes prison because of overcrowding

A drug-driver who last year led police on a high-speed chase through Kent has been spared jail because of prison overcrowding.
Car thefts increased 9% last year

Keyless cars twice as likely to be stolen

Vehicles with keyless entry systems are twice as likely to be stolen as those without, according to new data released by Aviva.
Drug driving

Record drug driving and speeding cases

Figures showing record numbers of people caught speeding or driving under the influence of drugs has been described as shocking by the AA.
Pendragon car dealership hack

Car dealer 'won't be held hostage' by hackers

The UK's second-largest car retailer is refusing to pay a ransom demand for $60m (£54m) from dark web hackers.
Wrecked Mini Countryman

Wrecked cars sold without history of damage

Used cars that have been involved in heavy crashes are being repaired and sold to unsuspecting customers with no mention of their history.
French police launch crackdown on illegal motorcycle road races after 10-year-old girl left in coma

French police launch street racing crackdown

Authorities in France have launched a crackdown on illegal motorcycle races following latest accident.

Seized Ferrari 458 converted into police car

Crime doesn't pay ... that is unless you're the Czech police officer charged with driving this new addition to the fleet.